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Recipe: How to Make Easy Cinnamon Rolls using Frozen Bread Dough

How to make easy cinnamon rolls using frozen bread dough from Walking on Sunshine.

Does your family love homemade cinnamon rolls?

If the answer to the above question is yes, then you're going to love this recipe I'm sharing with you today for Easy Cinnamon Rolls using Frozen Bread Dough.  Yes, frozen bread dough!  

This recipe is perfect for those of us who don't always have the time to make homemade dough.  Or maybe you haven't quite mastered working with yeast dough.  This recipe is perfect.  Your family will love the taste of these cinnamon rolls and you'll love that you can have them on the breakfast table without all the fuss of a traditional cinnamon roll recipe that uses yeast dough.  


There's nothing wrong with yeast dough!  I love creating yummy breads with yeast dough but sometimes we just don't have all the time required to make traditional cinnamon rolls recipe.  Which is why I like using frozen bread dough.  

Cinnamon Rolls using Frozen Bread Dough


Here's all you need to make delicious "almost" homemade cinnamon rolls. 
Easy Cinnamon Rolls ingredients from Walking on Sunshine

Roll out the dough into a rectangle shape. 
Bread dough rolled out for Homemade Cinnamon Rolls using Frozen Bread Dough from Walking on Sunshine

Spread with butter.  The more the better. 
Brush butter on dough for Homemade Cinnamon Rolls from Walking on Sunshine

Spread with the brown sugar and cinnamon mixture.  You can add chopped pecans too! 
Spread brown sugar cinnamon mixture over dough for cinnamon rolls from Walking on Sunshine

Starting from end start rolling the dough up.  
Roll up the cinnamon rolls carefully from Walking on Sunshine

Looks good!
Roll the dough up tightly to get nice even slices for the cinnamon rolls from Walking on Sunshine.

I like to use a serrated knife to cut the cinnamon rolls.  
Sliced Cinnamon Rolls made from frozen bread dough from Walking on Sunshine

Allow the cinnamon rolls to rise until they are doubled in size. 
Homemade Cinnamon Rolls in pan ready to rise from Walking on Sunshine

See how much they've grown! 
Homemade Cinnamon Rolls risen and ready for the oven from Walking on Sunshine

Allow to cool slightly before adding the cream cheese icing.  
Cinnamon Rolls from Frozen Bread Dough plated from Walking on Sunshine

Delicious! 
Homemade Cinnamon Rolls from Frozen Bread Dough closeup from Walking on Sunshine



Homemade Cinnamon Rolls using frozen bread dough from Walking on Sunshine

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Cinnamon Rolls Using Frozen Bread Dough

An easy recipe for almost homemade cinnamon rolls using frozen bread dough!

INGREDIENTS:

For the cinnamon rolls:
  • 1 loaf frozen bread dough; thawed
  • 4 TBS. melted butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
For the icing:
  • 4 ounces cream cheese; softened
  • 1/4 cup butter; softened
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • Few drops of milk if necessary

INSTRUCTIONS:

For the cinnamon rolls:
  1. On a floured surface, roll the dough out into a rectangle.
  2. Spread the melted butter on top of the bread dough.
  3. Combine the brown sugar and cinnamon together and spread it over the top of the butter on the bread dough.
  4. Beginning at one end, roll the dough up into a log.
  5. Slice the log into 2 inch thick rolls and place in a greased pan.
  6. Cover with a cloth and allow the rolls to rise in a warm area until they have doubled in size.
  7. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until they are browned.
  8. Allow to cool slightly before adding the cream cheese icing.
For the cream cheese icing:
  1. In a mixing bowl, beat the softened cream cheese with the softened butter.
  2. Add the vanilla.
  3. Add the powdered sugar and mix until smooth.
  4. Frost the cinnamon rolls while they're still warm and enjoy!
Note:
  1. You may need to add a few drops of milk to the icing while mixing if it's not creamy enough.
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Easy Cinnamon Rolls | Frozen Bread Dough | Almost from Scratch Homemade Cinnamon Rolls | Walking on Sunshine Blog
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Kitchen Tools used in this recipe: 


Overnight Cinnamon Rolls - this recipe uses yeast dough.  
Overnight Cinnamon Rolls | Walking on Sunshine Blog


Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Casserole - this recipe uses refrigerated cinnamon rolls!
Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Casserole | Walking on Sunshine Blog








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4 comments

  1. Wow, these cinnamon rolls look so yummy. Like the fact that they use frozen dough. Easy to make.
    Hugs,
    Bev

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  2. Yeast and I don't get along very well and this is an awesome shortcut. Thank you!

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  3. This is a great quick breakfast. They look yummy!!!

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  4. Mouth is watering here! I love this because I am a failure with any yeast dough so I COULD do this!

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